A convoy of utes and tractors headed along State Highway 2 in Katikati as people took part in the Groundswell protests.
The Katikati protest was lead by a Hilux leading coming from the south side of town, with another convoy coming from the Kauri Point northern end of town.
After proceeding slowly along Main Street Katikati, the two convoys converged on Moore Park.
Following a short speech from Groundswell there will be a ‘dog’s howl’.
Groups in more than 50 towns and cities across New Zealand, from Invercargill to Kaitaia, took part in the planned demonstrations aimed at sending a message to the government.
Their grievances are clear, with a rural groundswell focused on standing up for farmers, food producers, contractors, tradies and councils against what they say are unworkable rules and unjustified costs being thrust on them.
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